Campus officials continue to work closely with the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and with the Office of the President to provide our community with the most current information regarding the global COVID-19 pandemic. The university has in place a COVID-19 working group and a COVID-19 response team to adapt to the situation as it evolves.
Students and employees are encouraged to consult with their health care providers and to obtain additional information from the California Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control.
COVID-19 Call Center
The campus’s COVID-19 Call Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at (805) 893-3113 to assist students, faculty and staff with questions related to the campus’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions also can be emailed to email@example.com.
The campus observes the UC-wide vaccination policy for all students and employees, and has instituted specific requirements for symptom screening, testing and masking.
The campus’s vaccination efforts are directed by the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the California Department of Public Health.
COVID-19 testing is available on campus for current students and for faculty and staff members who show mild symptoms of COVID-19 or believe they have been exposed to the virus.